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The major bony components of the thorax are the sternum, thoracic vertebrae and ribs. These bony components are in conjunction with intervertebral discs and costal cartilage.

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The skeleton of the thoracic cavity contains the sternum, ribs and thoracic vertebrae. There are 37 bones in the thorax, one sternum, 12 vertebrae and 24 ribs.

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The thorax is the center of respiration and circulation in an animal's body. It contains the heart, lungs and associated major blood vessels. In insects, the legs and wings are all attached to the thorax.

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The skeleton of the thoracic cavity contains the sternum, ribs and thoracic vertebrae. There are 37 bones in the thorax, one sternum, 12 vertebrae and 24 ribs.

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Major bones on a mouse skeleton include the skull, mandible, scapula, ribs, pelvis, femur, tibia, fibula, radius, ulna, humerus and several vertebrae along the spine. The anatomy of small mice was not fully diagrammed or...

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The thorax is the center of respiration and circulation in an animal's body. It contains the heart, lungs and associated major blood vessels. In insects, the legs and wings are all attached to the thorax.

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All fish are cold-blooded, have vertebrae, have fins and breathe through gills. Most fish have skeletons made of bone though sharks and rays have skeletons made of cartilage.

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